Apply for the job of Social Media Specialist at Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Monitor Publications Limited, A Nations Media Group Company operates Uganda’s most influential media house boosting of the Daily Monitor, Sunday Monitor newspapers, 93.3 & KFM Radio Stations, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business Directory.

Job Summary: The Social Media Specialist will enable MPL stay ahead of its competitors and grow various audiences.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the franchise’s digital properties i.e. websites and social media and communications to enhance MPL’s position and visibility with key audiences.
  • Manage SEO/SEM activities and analytics analyses.
  • Work collaboratively with all departments to ensure timely and appropriate social interaction and web content.
  • Responsible for the detailed planning, development and writing of digital and social media activities in line with the Nation Media Group’s Editorial policy
  • Participate in the development and execution of cutting edge social media strategy through facebook, G+, Pinterest, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn and other social platforms to generate interaction, brand exposure, sales and corporate reputation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should hold a university Degree in marketing, advertising and communications from an accredited institution.
  • Two to three years’ experience in a related job role.
  • Ability  to keep reputation of top brands
  • Exhibit dedication social media with knowledge major social media sites
  • Understand analytics
  • Understand marketing and social media
  • Pro-active self-starter who works well in highly integrated and collaborative team culture
  • Passion for new emerging media techniques  and ability to engage strategically across complex platforms.
  • Ability to recalibrate and execute changes of direction for projects quickly and effectively required
  • Excellent command of English
  • Significant internet exposure and / or internet consumer experience
  • Effective writing and communication skills including copy writing and editing, creating presentation material
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Project management skills preferred.
  • Experience with online advertising strategy and implementation including social media promotional campaigns (PPC, Google Adwords, Facebook Ads, etc)
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and / or web technology
  • Experience with keyword analysis and SEO implementation

How to Apply for the job:

If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please submit your application detailed CV and academic documents with a daytime telephone number.

The Resourcing & Talent Management Specialist, Monitor Publications Ltd .

P. O. Box 12141, Kampala, Uganda.

Or E-mail:

Deadline: 9th December 2013

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